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Senior Director of Analytics R&D

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH111086
  • Location: USA, Massachusetts, Boston
  • Sector: Technology, Insight & Data, R and D
  • Salary: US$0.00 - US$220000 per annum
  • Date posted: 21/02/2018
This vacancy has now expired.
Role Description:

* Develop a strong R&D team by recruiting, training, and providing ongoing coaching to the team

* Set and evangelize the research and development process for Ecova to ensure quality, consistency, and alignment between all stakeholders during all phases of R&D

* Identify and prioritize the highest value problems that the R&D team should solve and explain why we can't or won't solve the others

* Set, evaluate and communicate research and development performance against corporate objectives

* Evaluate business and technology tradeoffs and report them in a manner that product and business teams can make decisions on final specifications

* Rapidly assess the potential of algorithms to be applied to various problems and/or processes

* Make connections between relevant stakeholders and members of the R&D team

* Support the team with tactical development work if necessary


* MS required, PhD in Computer Science, Engineering, Statistics, or equivalent field preferred

* Strong mathematical background with teachable knowledge of various analytic methodologies such as signal processing, time series analysis, model selection, model verification, optimization, neural networks, Bayesian, etc.

* 8+ years of experience developing, testing, and evaluating algorithms (e.g., statistical or machine learning)

* 4+ years in leadership role including personnel management

* Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to manage technical personnel and grow them in their careers

* Demonstrated ability to effectively define and deliver innovative solutions that meet customer needs in conjunction with Product Development (strong understanding of software development life-cycles required)

* Ability to interact with a host of stakeholders and assimilate feedback into R&D strategy

* Proven ability to make difficult tradeoffs to appropriately match the right technology solutions with business requirements

* Expert level knowledge of statistical and prototyping tools (e.g., R, Python, etc.)

* Extensive hands-on experience with real-world commercial data analytics and visualization

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